GSI to host webinar on sand drains, wick drains and sand columns

July 30, 2019

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Sand Drains-to-Wick Drains-to-Sand Columns,” on Aug. 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. This webinar begins with Terzaghi’s consolidation work (extended by Barron) leading directly to …

GEOWEB 3D system is focus of webinar

July 29, 2019

Layfield Geosynthetics and Presto Geosystems will host a free webinar, “Basics of Road Design Using Innovative Engineered Technologies,” on Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. MDT. Roadway surfaces built over weak subgrades can degrade due to base deterioration that causes deflections, rutting and cracking in the surface layer. The GEOWEB 3D soil confinement …

FGI offers PDH credit for webinars

July 18, 2019

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) has created a program that provides engineers with one professional development hour (PDH) of credit for each FGI webinar that is viewed from the FGI Online Webinar Library. The FGI currently has 13 webinars in its online library and is offering an additional four live webinars this year: CCR Regulations …

Technical program available for DFI’s S3: Slope-Support-Stabilization Conference in Minneapolis

July 16, 2019

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) has published the complete program for S3: Slope-Support-Stabilization conference, Aug. 6–9, at The Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, Minn. It is available at www.dfi.org/S3-2019. This technical conference, organized by eight DFI Technical Committees, focuses on the effective application of deep foundations, ground improvement and soil mixing for stabilization of slopes …

GSI to host webinar on geosynthetics and erosion control

July 12, 2019

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geosynthetics in Erosion Control,” on June 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. The estimated society cost of landslides in the U.S. is estimated at $2–5 …

Alvarado to speak at the DFI Annual Conference in Chicago

July 9, 2019

Linda Alvarado, president of Alvarado Construction and a limited partner in the ownership group of the Colorado Rockies, is presenting the 2019 Hal Hunt Lecture on Communications during the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) 44th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, in Chicago, Oct. 14–18, 2019. Her talk is titled, Embracing Change: It is Brains, Not Just …

HUESKER to host free webinar on canal lining systems

June 24, 2019

HUESKER will sponsor a free webinar, “Canal Lining Systems,” on June 27, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EDT. The webinar will focus on HUESKER’s Canal3 lining system. The Canal3 geocomposite provides superior puncture properties for various site conditions from smooth to rough subgrades. Canal3 is cost-effective and reduces installation time due to wider-width materials. …

GMA to host Waste Containment System Design III seminar in Syracuse, N.Y.

June 17, 2019

The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) will sponsor the seminar “Waste Containment Design III: An Overview of the Current State of Practice for the Design of Solid Waste Landfill Double-Liner and Final Cover Systems,” July 16–17, at the Crowne Plaza in Syracuse, N.Y. The objective of this third in a series of landfill design seminars is …

GSI short course on MSE walls, berms and slopes now available on demand

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) is sponsoring an online course, “Course 2: Construction Inspection of Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls, Berms and Slopes,” available anytime on the GSI website. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. This online course is focused on the …

Webinar: Geosynthetics for coal combustion residual (CCR) applications

June 11, 2019

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) will sponsor a free webinar, “Geosynthetics for Coal Combustion Residual (CCR) Applications,” on June 25, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. CDT. This webinar will discuss the application of geosynthetic products for use in coal combustion residual (CCR) landfills and impoundments. The webinar will provide an overview of the available …